NOVI, Michigan, June 24, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ernst & Young LLP (EY US) today announced that Daryl Adams, Chairman and CEO of The Shyft Group, has been named Entrepreneur of the Year® 2022 Michigan and Northwest Ohio Winner. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the most competitive awards for entrepreneurs and high-growth business leaders who dream big to succeed.
Adams was selected by a panel of independent judges who evaluated the nominees based on their entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth and impact, among other key contributions and attributes. The award was announced at the Michigan and Northwest Ohio Awards Celebration on June 23, 2022 at One Campus Martius in Detroit.
“I am truly honored to be recognized by EY and in such good company with the other regional winners who are also dedicated to building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world,” said Adams. “For nearly 50 years, the Shyft Group has been known as an essential partner for contractors in the commercial vehicle industry, providing bespoke, state-of-the-art solutions that enable fleet managers and drivers to develop their activities. We are now leveraging our heritage of innovation to prepare for the future of transportation with our electric vehicle ecosystem, Blue Arc EV Solutions.
“I could not have achieved this honor without the support of my family and my colleagues. At Shyft, taking smart risks to create a better world means we need to focus on staying nimble, nimble, flexible, proactive and solution-focused. This leadership strategy has allowed us to navigate the rapidly changing industry landscape and its challenges while planning ahead for the many opportunities that will arise from these changes.
The Shyft Group provides the tools and technology to deliver people, packages and services safely and efficiently to where they are needed most. The company is determined to succeed by designing, engineering, manufacturing, assembling and servicing some of the best specialty vehicles and chassis in the world. From commercial and retail vehicles to specialty service and upfits, Shyft vehicles, service and replacement parts work efficiently and reliably to give every driver the ability to excel.
As the Michigan and Northwest Ohio winner, Adams will now be considered by the independent national judging panel for the National Entrepreneur of the Year awards, to be presented in November at the annual Growth Forum. strategic.®, one of the nation’s most prestigious gatherings of high-growth, market-leading companies. The winner of the overall national Entrepreneur of the Year award will then compete for the EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year™ award in June 2023.
For more than 35 years, EY US has celebrated the unstoppable entrepreneurs who are building a more equitable, sustainable and prosperous world for all. The Entrepreneur Of The Year program has rewarded more than 10,000 U.S. executives since its inception in 1986. Entrepreneur Of The Year award winners have exclusive and ongoing access to the experience, insight and wisdom of other alumni and other members of the entrepreneurial community in more than 60 countries. countries – all backed by extensive EY resources.
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The Shyft Group
The Shyft Group is the North American leader in the manufacture, assembly and upfitting of specialty vehicles for the commercial vehicle, retail and service markets. Our customers include first to last mile delivery companies across vocations, federal, state and local government entities; trades; and the utilities and infrastructure segments. The Shyft Group is organized into two main business units: Shyft Fleet Vehicles & Services™ and Shyft Specialty Vehicles™. Today, its family of brands includes Blue Arc™ EV Solutions, Utilimaster®, Royal Truck Body™, DuraMag® and Magnum®, Strobes-R-Us™, Spartan RV Chassis™, Builtmore Contract Manufacturing™ and corresponding provisions of the secondary market. The Shyft Group and its marketing brands are well known in their respective industries for quality, durability and innovation in the marketplace. The company employs approximately 3,800 employees and contractors on its campuses and operates facilities in Michigan, Indiana, Maine, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Florida, Missouri, California, Arizona, Texas and Saltillo, Mexico. The company had revenue of $992 million in 2021. Learn more about The Shyft Group at TheShyftGroup.com.
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